Veritas NetBackup™ Plug-in for VMware vSphere Web Client Guide
- Introduction and notes
- Installing the NetBackup plug-in for vSphere Web Client
- Configuration overview for the NetBackup Recovery and Instant Recovery Wizards
- Excluding virtual disks from the backup
- Monitoring backup status
- Restoring virtual machines
- NetBackup Recovery Wizard screens
- NetBackup Instant Recovery Wizard screens
- Appendix A. Instant recovery operations
- Appendix B. Installing the vSphere Web Client plug-in from a NetBackup media server and plug-in package host
Requirements for the NetBackup plug-in for vSphere Web Client
This topic describes the overall requirements for installing and using the plug-in for vSphere Web Client.
Table: NetBackup plug-in installation requirements
NetBackup master server
The NetBackup master server must be installed before you can install the plug-in. By default, the master server operates as the plug-in package host web server. During plug-in installation, the vCenter downloads the plug-in installation file from the master server.
Note: Before using the plug-in, make sure NetBackup is configured to back up the virtual machines. The following for example are required:
The NetBackup for VMware Administrator's Guide explains how to configure NetBackup for VMware:
vCenter server credentials (user name and password)
NetBackup must have credentials for the vCenter server(s) where virtual machines are to be restored.
For information on VMware Platform Services Controller (PSC) environments:
To install the plug-in, the Extension privileges are required on the vCenter.
Consistent vCenter naming
vCenter privileges for backup monitoring
To use the plug-in to monitor virtual machine backups, the vCenter Global credentials Manage custom attributes and Set custom attribute are required.
vCenter privileges for configuring a Custom Attribute to exclude disks from backups
To use the plug-in to configure a Custom Attribute to exclude disks from backups, the vCenter Global credentials Manage custom attributes and Set custom attribute are required.
NetBackup Recovery Wizards
For a list of NetBackup versions and VMware versions that are supported for the plug-in, see the following document:
Support for NetBackup 7.x and 8.x in virtual environments: